Palace of Versailles

In the times of Louis XV and Louis XVI, personal hygiene was approached differently.

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There were two bathtubs in the king's apartment: one for soaping, the other for rinsing. The problem in those days was maintaining privacy while bathing. In order not to embarrass the king, the water was clouded with marzipan, bran, flour, or resin dissolved in wine.

Women bathed in special bathrobes or underwear.